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Moliere In The Park Announces Inaugural Season with Samira Wiley & Stew Photo Moliere In The Park Announces Inaugural Season with Samira Wiley & Stew
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Moliere in the Park, presented in partnership with the Prospect Park Alliance and the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, has announced its inaugural season.

Phylicia Rashad to Direct BLUE on Broadway Spring 2020 Photo Phylicia Rashad to Direct BLUE on Broadway Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Blue by Charles Randolph-Wright with music by Nona Hendryx, will receive its Broadway premiere spring of 2020 at a theater to be announced, under the direction of Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad who starred in both the play's 2000 world premiere at Arena Stage and 2001 New York premiere at Roundabout Theatre Company.

NAACP Reveals Nominations For The 28th Annual Theatre Awards Photo NAACP Reveals Nominations For The 28th Annual Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Once again, the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch's Theatre Viewing Committee has spoken, and the nominations are in for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. This year's pedigreed list of nominees collectively represents a rich, extensive dossier of legacies and accolades for both stage and screen. These nominees include members of a legendary 'gospel royal family' as well as a Legend whose part of an elite group of artists in the EGOT winners circle. These, along with all their fellow nominees, will be honored for their excellence on the small and large stages during our annual awards dinner, slated to be held on Monday, June 17, 2019, 6:00 p.m.at the prestigious Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Grammy Winning Gospel Legend BeBe Winans Returns To Spotlight For ARETHA! A GRAMMY CE Photo Grammy Winning Gospel Legend BeBe Winans Returns To Spotlight For ARETHA! A GRAMMY CELEBRATION FOR THE QUEEN OF SOUL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

This Sunday, March 9, gospel music legend BeBe Winans makes his return to prime-time television to celebrate the life of Aretha Franklin as part of'Aretha! A GRAMMY Celebration For The Queen Of Soul.” The special airs at 9p.m.–11 p.m., ET/PT on CBS. 

West End Production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in its Final Ten Weeks Photo West End Production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in its Final Ten Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Motown the Musical will conclude its run on 20 April 2019 having celebrated over 1330 performances since its London premiere in February 2016. The show received its world premiere in April 2013 in New York and opened in the West End three years later. Motown the Musical closes in London in advance of major refurbishments taking place at the Shaftesbury Theatre, while the UK tour continues across the country.

VIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS Photo VIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

The Broadway-bound production of BeBe Winans' new autobiographical musical BORN FOR THIS, releases its first-ever music video of the title song, starring Donald Webber, Jr., who is set to depict Winans when BORN FOR THIS comes to Broadway (theatre and dates TBA).  Mr. Winans makes a cameo appearance in the music video, as well.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Steams Into Edinburgh Making Scottish Premiere Photo MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Steams Into Edinburgh Making Scottish Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2018

The countdown is over as Motown the Musical steamed into Waverley Station this week to launch its Scottish premiere at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Make Scottish Premiere In Edinburgh Photo MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Make Scottish Premiere In Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The countdown is on with just two weeks to go until Motown the Musical makes its Scottish premiere at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Wake Up With BWW 11/7: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in Cinemas, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/7: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in Cinemas, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Everybody's Talking About Jamie will begin screenings in cinemas nationwide today, and more!

Photo Coverage: Broadway-Aimed BORN FOR THIS Gives Sneak Peek at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Photo Coverage: Broadway-Aimed BORN FOR THIS Gives Sneak Peek at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Walter McBride - Nov 6, 2018

BeBe Winans just presented the Broadway-bound musical BORN FOR THIS as a one-night-only concert at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54 St). Sharing the stage with Winans was director Charles Randolph-Wright (Motown), legendary Grammy and American Music Award winning recording artist Stephanie Mills, and members of the cast from last summer's pre-Broadway tryout in Boston including Maddie Shea Baldwin (Bright Star), Liisi LaFontaine(Dreamgirls), Loren Lott (Once on this Island), Donald Webber Jr. (Hamilton), Kirsten Wyatt (Annie), and Nita Whitaker (Ragtime). The evening introduced the BORN FOR THIS story and some of the original songs from the Broadway aimed musical, which also played regional engagements in Atlanta, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Make Scottish Premiere In Edinburgh Photo MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Make Scottish Premiere In Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The countdown is on with just two weeks to go until Motown the Musical makes its Scottish premiere at the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Stephanie Mills Joins Preview of Broadway Hopeful BORN FOR THIS in Concert at 54 Belo Photo Stephanie Mills Joins Preview of Broadway Hopeful BORN FOR THIS in Concert at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Legendary Grammy and American Music Award winning recording artist and beloved Broadway actress, Stephanie Mills will join BeBe Winans and the cast of the Broadway-bound musical BORN FOR THIS for a one-night-only concert previewing the music from his original musical BORN FOR THIS on Monday, November 5 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54 St).

Photo Flash: Diana Ross And The Supremes of MOTOWN Check Out Some Vinyl on National A Photo Photo Flash: Diana Ross And The Supremes of MOTOWN Check Out Some Vinyl on National Album Day!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Stop in the Name of Love! Diana Ross and The Supremes were checking out the vinyl at Britain's oldest record shop The Diskery ahead of the first ever National Album Day (Saturday 13 October)

Edinburgh Playhouse Announces its Autumn Lineup - KINKY BOOTS, LET IT BE, and More Photo Edinburgh Playhouse Announces its Autumn Lineup - KINKY BOOTS, LET IT BE, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Edinburgh's theatre fans are spoilt for choice this season with a brilliant line-up of shows heading for the city's historic Playhouse between now and Christmas.

Edward Baruwa. Karis Anderson, and More Will Lead MOTOWN THE MUSICAL At Edinburgh Pla Photo Edward Baruwa. Karis Anderson, and More Will Lead MOTOWN THE MUSICAL At Edinburgh Playhouse - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The producers of "MOTOWN THE MUSICAL" have announced the cast for the UK and Ireland tour. Edward Baruwa will play the leading role of 'Berry Gordy', Karis Anderson will play 'Diana Ross', Nathan Lewis will play 'Smokey Robinson' and Shak Gabbidon-Williams will play 'Marvin Gaye'.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Play Final West End Performance 20 April 2019 Photo MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Play Final West End Performance 20 April 2019
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

In advance of major refurbishments taking place at the Shaftesbury Theatre, Motown The Musical will conclude its run on 20 April 2019 having celebrated over 1330 performances since its London premiere over three years earlier in February 2016. With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue, book by Motown founder Berry Gordy and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical tells the story behind the legendary classic hits.

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters Photo Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith.

VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson Photo VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

ArtsEmerson has announced that Born for This - A New Musical will take the stage this summer for a limited engagement, June 15 - July 15 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Downtown Boston. With original music and lyrics by six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning icon BeBe Winans book by Charles Randolph-Wright, BeBe Winans, and Lisa D'Amour, and direction by Charles-Randolph Wright (Motown the Musical), Born For This celebrates the incredible true story of BeBe Winans - a young man who follows his heart and finds his destiny.

Photo Flash: Get Down with MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: Get Down with MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Motown the Musical recently released 450,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings for the hit West End show at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 2 November 2019

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is a Loving Dedication to a Great Legacy at Wolf Trap Photo BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is a Loving Dedication to a Great Legacy at Wolf Trap
by Hannah Wing - Jun 27, 2018

Motown the Musical is a high energy musical featuring a talented cast and high production quality.

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